Dream Dictionary Baby

What a baby means in your dream

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Dreaming and meanings Baby


Dreaming of babies is a wonderful dream to have. Dreaming of a baby may reflect a new beginning.

It is associated with how others see you and also rebirth. This could denote a new project or task in life. To dream of losing your baby can be rather traumatic - especially in the dream state. To dream your baby is stolen or lost is often connected to your inner fear as a parent. If you have yet to have children and have such a dream it is a fear of losing something “important” in waking life.


A baby highlighted in your dream may stand for an incredible new start in your life. Did the baby cry? If the baby in your dream cry’s for attention then this dream generally symbolizes that you have over the past two months been very creative. This dream also signifies that there may be a requirement to have new creative ideas in the future. Also, this dream can show the vulnerable part of your character, that has to be sheltered or perhaps you are fostering some new ideas or opinions.

New Age people, generally speak of 'loving the inner child' they counsel us to articulate the blameless character of ourselves. You need to be able to successfully develop new ideas, if you are holding a baby in your dream then this is often connected with functioning successfully on social or charity deeds, which you have to become part of. In short, this dream also means that you may need to consider other people’s thoughts in regards to projects. To see a newborn baby in your dream can signify purity, warmness and new beginnings.

The meaning of this dream also depends on what the baby looked like and was doing. Generally, babies represent innocence, great potential, and new beginnings. If the baby in your dream is beautiful you may experience new happiness and feelings of security. An ugly baby suggests that you may not be trusting your friends and that you may be concerned about their motives; sick babies indicate that you may have some very difficult times in your immediate future. If the baby is walking you may experience new independence (this is folklore), but if you loose the baby through the drain while bathing you may have a fear of not being able to live up to your expectations. Many times babies indicate great happiness and joy.

In your dream the baby may have been any of the following:

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  • an infant or very young child = new starts, happiness, purity.
  • a newborn or very young animal = this is the same meaning as a baby in your dream. Times are good.
  • the youngest member of a family, group, etc = you need to spend time on yourself.
  • an immature or childish person = new times ahead.
  • a human fetus = rebirth

To dream of a weeping baby, signifies that a part of yourself that is deprived of someone’s thoughts and maybe attention, and you need some nurturing. If you dream that you are visiting a hospital to give birth or visit a baby, then it dream indicates that your issues of habit and you are not being independent – it is time to take a stand.

The baby is associated with innocence in life. It is an omen of caring for others. This may need to be a trait required in life. The dream of a dying baby can be rather worrying (a nightmare). If you are in your mid-30s then this can suggest fertility. More and more people are coming to the conclusion that we should have a baby later in life and this is due to our busy lifestyle, it is not uncommon to dream of babies in mid-30 to 40’s if you have not yet had children. It is a “call” to fertility.

To change a dirty baby (diaper) suggests that you need to think about how you act towards others. Are you feeling that you are hiding your true self? To see a “baby” animal (puppy, kitten, foal etc) suggests that you may become pregnant in the future. To dream of giving birth to a baby that is not human is connected to how you feel about others in life. If you have not been careful after having sex in waking life - this dream can occur. It is your subconscious warning you of the possible outcome!

To see a baby sleep in a dream suggests a sense of happiness in waking life. It can also be associated with obtaining your own goals. If you are pregnant in real life it is extremely common to dream of babies. In fact, most pregnant women do so and it is just associated with the subconscious mind.


To see twin babies in a dream is a fantastic omen. It is associated with climbing the ladder of success. Two possible chances of success in life. To see triplet babies means you need to wait for investment in a business before focusing on improving your lifestyle and spending in life. To save a baby's life in a dream means that you will have a chance to inspire others. To see a dead baby can often occur in a dream when we are stressed. It is not “literal” in its sense, just associated with stress in waking life.

To buy a baby in a dream can indicates that others are going to turn to you for advice. To see a mixed race baby in the dream can mean you will either excel and triumph or fail, if the mixed race baby was your own the this suggests that you will succeed. To give birth to a baby of a different race than your own is associated with great luck and success. Seeing many babies in dreams is about the enormous energy of “life.” There's absolutely nothing standing in your way to attain your goals. To have a white baby when you are (mixed race, black, chinese) indicates independence in life.

How does gender of the baby effect the dream meaning?

To dream of a baby boy might signify masculine qualities in life. To dream of a baby girl suggests the female power. Thus, if you do know the gender think about either males or females affect your life. Does someone have allot of control over you? If so, think about how to win back that control.

More details about the baby dream...


To dream about a crying baby represents an issue or sensitive problem in waking life. This does require your own effort to resolve in a positive manner. To dream of a baby drowning signifies a feeling somewhat overwhelmed by a problem at work. This can result in adverse emotions. To dream of a baby falling in your dream represents feelings of conflict, stepping back from difficulty and being reckless in life. To dream of someone in the dream murdering a baby (a nightmare!) suggests that a problem requires your attention. Take time to find out about the problem and how you can progress. Dreaming of a pram means that you will be engaged in something important, but to see a baby in the pram denotes success.

To dream of forgetting to feed your baby represents feelings of worry about your career. You want to hold onto something but you feel you are getting nowhere. Indeed, if you do eventually feed your baby and they are well it can suggest a big victory and power in life. To dream of cot death of a baby may represent feelings of failing in a new job or obligation. It might also symbolize a sensitive issue you do not take seriously in life. To dream of  a premature baby implies that you will effectively handle new conditions or a new residence / change of job. To dream of a deformed baby (without arms, legs, head etc) suggests delay. Putting this delay aside, you will quite clearly win eventually. The dream might be rather upsetting if the baby does have health problems. It is just the sub-conscious mind worrying about the future.  

To feel terror, being frustrated or stressed out if you are searching for a lost baby reflects your frustrations and issues at work. If a white person has a dream about a chinese baby it suggests career progress overseas. For a white person to dream of a black baby indicates that one needs to be respondent to others better. Are you listening to others? The reverse then you are listening too much to others. You need to be careful about what they say, especially if you give birth to a white baby and you have black/olive skin and the baby is pale white. Dreaming of a white baby symbolizes advantage over enemies. It might also represent new problems but will be slow to come into fruition.

The skin colour and culture of the baby is important.  Babies also signify the rebirth and new starts in life, our self-concepts and generally speaking, the goals that hold maximum importance to one's life. A baby can also signify a new opportunity career wise or new home. To see a baby sucking a dummy in a dream indicates new skills. The baby may also in a subconscious sense reflect people in waking life that need support. This could be the fact you need to care for an elderly relative.

If you are a woman (who does not yet have a baby) to have this dream simply reflects your anxiety about falling pregnant. If you are trying to a baby, it simply means: the desire to have a child yourself. To dream of carrying a new baby in a sling indicates that there is measures that you need to undertake.  To be unable to find a carseat for the baby indicates that you will have a new approach to old problems. To see a baby in a carseat suggests that there will be many years where you are working towards “driving” change and a new start.


If you look after a baby that is not yours then this denotes deserving more in life. To be a nanny in the dream indicates you need help from people close to you to better your financial situation. To dream of inadvertently leaving a baby behind in a car, shop, doctors, hospital etc in a dream indicates that you will have power over others.

Perhaps you are trying to get out of some responsibility? If you are pregnant, in your dream then you are undergoing some worries in your dream. A baby can also represent your own internal nature which is pure and unspoiled. The dream interpretation may be that you are innocent of an accusation. Your dream may be telling you to follow this advice. On an external level, this dream can be associated with maternal instincts. Are you trying to gain expression? Do you want a child?

If you dream of pushing a pram you have moved towards behavior that is acceptable to your peers.

If you dream of a baby that is screaming in a public place then this dream indicates that you are hiding behind the natural beauty. It is time to go out and buy some new clothes in order to connect you to yourself and your spirit and cheer you up. What we look like on the outside has an influence on how we feel on the inside. Go and enjoy yourself!

Dreaming of a very young child demonstrates that you are going to have much fun in the future. An immature or childish person can be an indication to our own internal natures, our feelings of being vulnerable, powerless and/or uncorrupted. If you discover a baby (you have found a child) in your dream, then it denotes that you have recognized your concealed perspective – you can do anything in your life!. To dream of forgetting or that you had a baby (or forgot, or lost your baby) this dream means that you are trying to hide your own weaknesses. You do not want to let others know of your secrets within.


To dream of neglecting your baby (or a baby which is neglected) then this dream indicates that you need to pay yourself more attention. On the other hand, this dream can also signify that you need to protect your children much better. To see a baby which is starving in your dream is a direct indication of your dependence on other people. To dream of a very tiny baby (like a midget) then your dream indicates your fear of the future. To hold a baby in your arms which is dead signifies a fresh start. To see a dead baby’s body in your dream represents the ending of something that is part of you.To see a baby as a fetus represents new starts and happiness.

Feelings of having a dream of a baby...

Happiness, protection, welcome addition, lovely happiness, enjoying the baby, loving the baby.

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